Clara Pauline Bauder Loyd -- 2000
The Burlington Record, Burlington, Colorado
Thursday, August 24, 2000
Former Burlington area resident Clara
Pauline Bauder Loyd passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at the Valley View
Nursing Home in Craig at the age of 90.
Clara was born on the family homestead
northwest of Burlington on Dec. 13, 1909, to Andrew II and Christina Wall Bauder.
She was the youngest of 13 children. Clara attended school at Columbine #3. She
was baptized and confirmed at, Immanuel Lutheran Church near Bethune and
remained a faithful lifetime member of the Lutheran faith, staying active until
her health failed.
Clara left the family farm in the fall
of 1928 to work in Burlington as a seamstress and tailor, a profession in which
she excelled extremely well. On Nov. 27, 1930 she joined the Comet Rebecca Lodge
#123 and remained a lifetime member, receiving her 50-year jewel pin in June of
1980. In March of 1939 she took her elderly, parents into her home and cared for
them until their deaths.
Clara married Mack Loyd on Sept. 20,
1950, and a few years later they moved to Loveland, where she remained until
1991 at which time, because of failing health, she moved to Craig.
She is survived by one sister, Bertha
Castle of Roundup Mon.; sister-in-law Ruth Bauder of Burlington; stepson Gene
Loyd and wife Helen of Craig and their four children – Gary, Mike, Judy and
Jamey; a granddaughter, Debra Pollock of Denver; 8 great-grandchildren, one
great-great-grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
Clara was preceded in death by here
parents, six brothers and five sisters, her husband Mack Loyd and step-daughter
Funeral services were held on Thursday,
Aug. 17, 2000, at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Burlington at 10 a.m. with
Pastor Wesley Dunbar officiating. Music was provided by organist Virginia Flatt
and soloist Kerry Korsvoid singing "The Lord's Prayer" and "How
Great Thou Art."
Interment was in Fairview Cemetery in
Burlington with Hendricks-Love Mortuary handling arrangements.
Pallbearers were Tony Mangus, Mike Loyd,
Ruben Schaal, Jay Feigal, Charles Bowland and Javan Jones.